Friday 2 August 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 2, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bela Szigeti and Ann Dvorak [McKim].
The Portrait of Lady Anne, directed by Not Specified, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 August 1912
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1912 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Ann Dvorak [McKim]: NYC, New York -- Actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface).
- Bela Szigeti: Theoretical physicist.
- Vladimir Zerjavic: Croatian statistician (d. 2001).
- Gwen Plumb: Australian actress and comedienne who began her career in 1931 as a member of Gwen Meridith's Drama Club.
- Palle Huld: Danish actor (Born 1912).
- Håkon Stenstadvold: Norwegian painter illustrator and critic (d. 1977).
- Vladimir Žerjavić: Croatian economist and author (d. 2001).
- 18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at Country Club - Buffalo, New York
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A Girl Like Me - Elizabeth Wheeler & Lyric Quartet
- Martha - Quartetto Nocturno (Good Night Quartet) - Enrico Caruso & Frances Alda & Marcel Journet